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Car rentals in Cambria: All you need to know

You need a great automobile to take you around Cambria whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Cambria. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Cambria. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of car rentals.

Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in Cambria?

You are on your way to getting the best rate on your car rental with us. However, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Try to avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically cost more
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and book as far in advance as you can

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Cambria?

From global names like Enterprise and Sixt to budget-friendly brands like Thrifty and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Cambria?

That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Cambria. If you're having a little trouble choosing, be sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Luxury or Premium-classBusiness travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise CambriaCamaro, Chrysler 300, or similar
SUV or MinivanLarge groups who want to navigate Cambria togetherChrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar
HybridThose looking for a fuel-efficient vehicleBMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Cambria?

Generally, to rent a car in Cambria you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to go through the rental agreement to discover what the exact rate will be before you rent your vehicle.

Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Cambria?

When cruising through Cambria or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Many countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy temporary coverage through the rental supplier. Otherwise, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will usually offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering large vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Cambria.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find a gas station close to the drop-off location
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pay for a full tank of gas and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to check with them beforehandYou won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off locationYou usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then going to a local station
Empty to emptyYou will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas when you drop it back offYou refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump pricesYou'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for anyone who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.

Before you drive off

Before you begin on your Cambria trip, check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:

  • Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. If so, mark it down on the paperwork
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable working the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new region

Book your Cambria car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Cambria has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Cambria.